Brian Sandoval

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hickenlooper Appoints Sandoval Chair Of Governors’ Education Panel

The National Governors Association has selected Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to serve as chairman of its Education and Workforce Committee.

10/01/2014

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Republicans Boost Hispanic Outreach In Southwest

The Republican Party is expanding its Hispanic outreach in the Southwest, hoping to capitalize on the popularity of its two Hispanic governors in the region and win back a part of the country that has been trending Democratic.

06/12/2014

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandoval Replaces Hickenlooper As Western Governors Group Chair

The Western Governors’ Association has selected Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval as its new chairman.

06/11/2014

An image of smoke from the Black Forest Fire in June 2013. (credit: CBS)

EPA Promotes Global Warming Proposal To Governors

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday.

06/10/2014

A C-130 making a drop at the West Fork Complex Fire on Monday (credit: CBS)

Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado Springs

President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.

06/09/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

10 Western Governors Meeting In Colorado Springs

Ten Western governors are meeting this week in Colorado Springs to discuss issues including the drought and the environment.

06/09/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Travels To Vegas To Talk Land Use, Fires

Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation.

12/11/2013

Jon Blunk and Jansen Young (credit: Facebook)

Navy Veteran From Nevada Among Theater Shooting Victims

Jonathan Blunk had high hopes for the future. The 2004 graduate of Reno’s Hug High School wanted to become a Navy SEAL.

07/21/2012

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